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  • UPDATE 1-Yahoo scraps plan to spin off Alibaba stake Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 7:16 AM ET

    Dec 9- Yahoo Inc said it scrapped a plan to spin off its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, citing tax concerns. Yahoo's assets and liabilities other than the Alibaba stake will be transferred to a new company, resulting in two separate publicly traded entities, Yahoo said on Wednesday. Yahoo, which has a market capitalization of about $35 billion, owes most of its...

  • Yahoo will not spinoff Alibaba stake: Sources Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    Yahoo will not spinoff Alibaba stake: Sources

    CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses a potential change in Yahoo's strategy which may involve a deal with its core business.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 8- Yahoo Inc is weighing a sale of its core Internet business and will not sell its stake in Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, CNBC reported, with an announcement as soon Wednesday. Yahoo could not immediately be reached for comment. Yahoo is also considering what to do with its stake in Yahoo Japan, according to the CNBC...

  • Along with spinoff, Yahoo may unveil restructuring Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 5:39 AM ET
    The Yahoo logo outside the Yahoo Sunnyvale campus in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo has been preparing to make big changes to its media unit, restructuring and consolidating it, including making cuts and shuttering some efforts.

  • Dec 7- Verizon Communications Inc's chief financial officer Fran Shammo, said the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier could look at buying Yahoo Inc's core business, which includes Mail, its news and sports sites and advertising technology, if it is a good fit. Yahoo's "board and investors have not decided what they're going to do with that asset," Shammo said.

  • Dec 7- Verizon Communications Inc's finance chief, Fran Shammo, said the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier could look at buying Yahoo Inc's core business, which includes Mail, its news and sports sites and advertising technology. Yahoo's search and display ad businesses, which account for the lion's share of its total revenue, have been struggling and Chief Executive...

  • Scram! 5 CEOs paid $1.3B to get lost Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | 7:24 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer, Yahoo

    CEO Marissa Mayer gets an impressive $157.9 million even if Yahoo is sold off. But a few CEOs get even more.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4- Yahoo Inc's board of directors on Friday is in the third and final day of meetings that could decide the future of one of Silicon Valley's most prominent but troubled companies. One option on the table for the nine board members is whether to sell Yahoo's core business, which includes Mail, its sports sites, and advertising technology.

  • Yahoo board sticks by Mayer, weighs spinoff Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 5:43 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo's board hasn't made a decision on its spinoff plans with Alibaba Group, yet; some voice concern over CEO Marissa Mayer's leadership.

  • Yahoo board in final talks on fate of core business Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 3:58 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4- Yahoo Inc's board of directors on Friday is in the third and final day of meetings that could decide the future of one of Silicon Valley's most prominent but troubled companies. One option on the table for the nine board members is whether to sell Yahoo's core business, which includes Mail, its sports sites, and advertising technology.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 3- An activist investor on Thursday renewed its push for Yahoo Inc to abandon its plans to spin off its valuable stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and instead sell its core business "at the highest price possible." Yahoo's board, which includes co-founder David Filo, Wal-Mart Stores Inc former Chief...

  • Achieving more value at Yahoo Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 12:22 PM ET
    Achieving more value at Yahoo

    Former Yahoo interim CEO Ross Levinsohn discusses his opinions on how Yahoo can maximize value.

  • Future of Yahoo Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 12:18 PM ET
    Future of Yahoo

    Former Yahoo interim CEO Ross Levinsohn discusses challenges at Yahoo right now, and the level of value at the company.

  • Who's interested in Yahoo? It's complicated Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 4:28 PM ET
    A billboard for Yahoo in Washington, D.C.

    Once a highly coveted mate, Yahoo might be on the market once again. But this time, there's baggage.

  • Dec 2- Plans by Yahoo Inc's board to consider selling its struggling Internet business sent the company's shares up more than 5 percent on Wednesday, as investors cheered a potential new way to separate Yahoo's traditional services from its valuable investment in Chinese Web merchant Alibaba. Broken out as a separate company, Yahoo's email, Yahoo and Tumblr...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 2- Investors who made early bets on Marissa Mayer's ability to turn around Yahoo Inc were well rewarded for their faith: the share price has more than doubled and widely outperformed the broader stock market since she took over as president and CEO in July 2012. The board of Yahoo is weighing a sale of its core Internet business when it meets this week...

  • Dec 2- Yahoo Inc's shares rose more than 7 percent on Wednesday after reports that the company could sell its core Internet business, which Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has failed to turn around after more than three years on the job. Analysts have put little value on the business, with almost all of Yahoo's market capitalization of about $34 billion ascribed to...

  • With buyback help, Yahoo stock has soared under Mayer Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 11:45 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 2- Investors who made early bets on Marissa Mayer's ability to turn around Yahoo! Yahoo's stock closed at $15.64 when Mayer was appointed president and chief executive on July 16, 2012. The rally was largely fueled by its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Yahoo Japan Corp. Less than half of its market cap is attributable to Yahoo's own business,...

  • Dec 2- Shares of Yahoo Inc opened more than 5 percent higher on Wednesday after reports that the company could sell its core Internet business, which Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has failed to turn around after more than three years on the job. Analysts have put little value on the business, with almost all of Yahoo's market capitalization of about $34 billion...

  • Yahoo board debates selling its core business Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 10:49 AM ET
    The Yahoo logo outside the Yahoo Sunnyvale campus in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo's board is currently debating selling some of its core assets, CNBC learned Wednesday from sources close to the matter.